Admission to the UF fellowship-training program in gastroenterology is open to all physicians who are board-certified or board-eligible in Internal Medicine. Furthermore, applicants should either be, or be eligible to be, licensed as physicians by the State of Florida.
The University of Florida’s Gastroenterology Fellowship Program normally accepts four new fellows each year, with a total of up to 12 fellows at a time in our program. Application requirements for our program include all of the following: 1) Board certified or board-eligible in internal medicine, 2) qualified to apply for full medical licensure in the State of Florida, and 3a) U.S. citizenship or permanent U.S. resident status (i.e., those holding green cards), or 3b) foreign medical graduates.
All Florida training programs, including our Gastroenterology Fellowship Program, are committed to fostering gender, ethnic, and racial diversity. The importance of diversity in the global community of the 21st Century underscores our institution’s commitment to improving access to opportunity for all members of society, particularly women and underrepresented minorities.
If applying to our Gastroenterology Fellowship program, please note that we require the following submitted via ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service):
- Personal Goals Statement
- 3 Letters of Recommendation (one from the Program Director)
- USMLE Scores (must past step III prior to starting Fellowship) or equivalent scores
- Medical School Transcript
- Medical School Diploma
- Wallet-sized color photo
All completed applications are reviewed by the program director for interview selection. Interviews are conducted from September through November. Applicants who are selected for interviews are scheduled to meet with attending faculty members, Division Chief, and the Fellowship Program Director. Applicants will also be given the opportunity to meet with current fellows via virtual meeting. Once all of the interviews are conducted, the group will establishes a ranking list to be submitted to NRMP.
Fellowship Application Timeline
Recruitment for the 2021 Gastroenterology Fellowship Application Cycle
The UF Gastroenterology Fellowship program is aware of the challenges that have and will continue to arise for the upcoming interview season. As an institution, under the leadership of our Graduate Medical Education (GME) office, it has been decided that all residency and fellowship programs based at UF Gainesville will only be offering virtual interviews this year. We look forward to engaging with applicants in a safe and meaningful way and embracing creative approaches to introduce applicants to the UF Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, our fellowship program and the beautiful Gainesville community.
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